Myles Ayakawa Ethnomath Story

I remember being a fresh teacher candidate-turned-college-graduate straight out of undergrad from the College of Education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. I had no clue where to begin as a teacher, but I had a mission: to inspire and guide my students through the short year I have with them. My plan was … read more of Myles Ayakawa Ethnomath Story

“Destiny of What Mathematics Should Be”

Laura Farris, Kaimuki Middle School, discusses “the destiny of what mathematics should be…not only challenging the minds of our students, but culture and history need to be attached to the parts so education has a meaning for every one of our students.”

“I Hated Math!”

When friends find out that I’m a teacher, our conversations become reflections on their favorite teachers, lunch menus, and how they hated math. This struck a chord with me, and I wondered why they hated math? How much impact can a teacher really have on the lives of his/her students? I have been employed at … read more of “I Hated Math!”